The Heart of Jesus in the Spirituality of St. Louise de Marillac

by | Jun 6, 2024 | Formation | 0 comments

Today is the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, designated the Friday after the Second Sunday after Pentecost (Corpus Christi Sunday).

“One New Testament text speaks explicitly of Jesus’ heart. In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus himself tells his followers: ‘Learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart.’ It was a text that Louise and Vincent loved to quote.”

– Fr. Robert P. Maloney, C.M. (2014) “The Heart of Jesus in the Spirituality of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac,” Vincentian Heritage Journal: Vol. 32 : Iss. 1 , Article 8.

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Did you know that St. Louise was an artist? She painted representations of Jesus the Good Shepherd and the Holy Family, among other subjects (more at


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